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Useful information if visiting Estland / Estonia

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Watch this video tour of Estland (Estonia)

The country can be divided into 4 main regions and any destination is just a few hours drive from Tallinn.

North Estland
This is where the capital city, Tallinn is located with a population of 414,000. This is the number 1 place for tourists to visit with its beautiful medieval old town, cultural events and festivals and lively night life.

There are also many picturesque villages along the coast such as Laulasmaa, Kaberneeme, Käsmu, Võsu and Nõva. Lahemaa National Park is only 1 hours drive from Tallinn.

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East Estland
East Estonia is on the border with Russia and if you want to visit, you can get the bus to Saint Petersburg. Narva is the furthest east point of the mainland European Union. Some of Estonia’s best beach resorts are here, such as Narva-Jõesuu and Toila.

South Estland
The main city in the region is Tartu with its popular university. If you go south you will come to Setomaa and south east is Mulgimaa, both with their unique and interesting cultural heritage. In the region there is also Soomaa National Park and Karula National Park. Plus in Otepää there are Estonia’s ski resorts. If staying in Tallinn accommodation you can easily drive to visit these places.

West Estland
In the summer many Estonians head to West Estonia for its resorts in Pärnu and Haapsalu. Also a popular destination is the regions islands, the biggest of which are Hiiumaa and Saaremaa. On Muhu and Kihnu islands you have Vilsandi National Park and Matsalu National Park. Other islands to visit are Vormsi, Ruhnu and Noarootsi which have been inhabited by Swedes.

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